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Hot tubs and Asthma
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An_242837 posted:
My son has allergy induced asthma that is well controlled. We were considering getting a hot tub but didn't want to if this was going to effect his asthma at all? Any suggestions?
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Amelia_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi An,

You should be very proud of yourself for considering your son and family's health before purchasing this hot tub. I highly recommend you speaking with his doctor/allergist about his/her thoughts on this addition to your home.

Here is an interesting short video on Hot Tub Disease and another article on Hot Tubs and Lung Problems . While things may have changed with manufacturing, I would still check them out and speak with your medical professional. Why take a chance with more lung problems for the whole family?

Please keep us posted and take care!
Amelia
The difference between an itch and an allergy is about one hundred bucks. - Anonymous


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